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THE MORNING ASTORIAN, 'WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1904.
FIGHTING LINE IS NEARING
HEADQUARTERS OF ALEXIEFF
Chinese Are Restless War Correspon
dents Still Hindered By Rus
Mukden. Monday, May The
' lighting line is steadily nearlng Muk
den, where Viceroy AlexlefTs head-
Quarter Estill remain, tittle reliable
information can be obtained by the
newspaper correspondents, who are
forbidden to proceed to the scene of
. operations, and omchil Information is
withheld until advices are sent to St,
Petersburg. It Is now. known, how
ever, that the Japanese are almost
vlthin striking distance of the Rus
sians and that the forces protecting
Liao Tang are stretching eastward
from the railroad along the Maotlen
mountain range. -
The Japanese are advancing In three
columns and are now , north of Slu
Ten and Fengwangeheng. Two col
uns are reported to be working further
to, the northward with the object of
turning the Russian position and ad
vancing upon Mukden.
Numerous small engagements have
been fought, but no decisive action
has taken place. Port Arthur is now
completely isolated by the Japanese
expedition at Polandlen. The Jap
anese are now operating in a rugged
country well suited to the Russian de-
tense; but north of Liao Tang to Muk
den the country Is a flat plain, inter
sected by rivers. The weather recent
ly has been hot and dry, but the rain
which has fallen in the past two days
has made the roads almost impassable
for vehicles and when the rainy season
begins at the first of June the plain
will be converted into a morass. This
condition will probably result in the
practical suspension of operations.
Mukden is now the receiving center
for the wounded from the various en
gagements south of Maotlen moun
tains. A hospital has been established
in the Lama temple, in the outskirts
of the town and a field hospital has
been located in a wood near the mili
tary camp around the station. A sig
nificant feature of the situation is the
demeanor of the Chinese population
which may be said to be a barometer
of the military weather. A close ob
server of the expressions and general
attitude of the Chinese can tell how
the fighting 100 miles away ia turn
ing. They have rapid and mysterious
channels of information which the re
sult of the battle of Fengwangeheng
spread and could be suspected from
the outward manner of the Chinese
before the Russians made it known
The cutting oft of Port Arthur Is
another instance in point
The newspaper correspondents are
most courteously treated by Colonel
Poestlch, the officer whom Viceroy
Alexieff appointed to attend them, but
they are chafing under the restrictions
imposed here which prevent them from
seeing any of the fighting. Genera
Kuropatkin is evidently unwilling that
the foreign correspondents shall wit
ness the present phase of operations,
though he may accept them in the in
definite future when the Russians are
able to make a sweeping advance.
tstence with 180,000 members, have
been discussed at a meeting of dele
gates from the various societies. No
definite plan was made however, It
being decided to bring the matter be
fore a mass meeting later at Carnegie
hall. The object of the'prooosed fed
eration Is not stated.
Used Employer's Money During Prinoe
New York, May 17. Bertram Nugel
schintdt, formerly a member of num
eroua German societies and for a dose
years cashier of a large furniture com
pnny, has pleaded guilty of enuessilni;
$13,000 and received a sentence of not
less than two years in prison. He was
decoyed back from Canada and ilalim-i
to have used , his employer's inone
while taking part In' the ceremonle:
attending rrlm t. Henry's visit.
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WHITES HELPING ' THIBETANS
Have Received Heavier Ordnance and
j Reinforcements. .
New Tork. May .lT-Rrfmors that
the Thibetans are receiving assistance
from white men are becoming more
frequent, says a dispatch from the cor
respondent of the Times, with the
British expedition at Oyangtse. The
natives have received heavier ordnance
from L'Haasa and considerable rein
forcement from the east and north. A
military censorship has been estab
lished at Chuml over dispatches from
CHICAGO WILL SELL BONDS.
CHINA PRINCE SPEAKS.
Tails Chicago Students Why American
People Are Successful.
New York, May 17. Final prepara
tions for the trip of 600 Porto Rican
schoolteachers to the United States in
July are being made by Commissioner
of Education LIndsy, Bays a Herald
dispatch from San Juan. Committees
are hard at work inallthe leading cit
ies obtaining subscriptions for the fund
of 50,000 necessary. Cornell TJniver
sity promised to take 200 of the young
ladies and Harvard 400.
PROMINENT SPORTSMAN DEAD.
President of Seawanhaka Boat Club
N Tor' . May 1'. Frank Ades,
president of the Seawanhaka Boat
Club of Brooklyn and vice, president of
the Middle States Regatta Association,
is' dead. He had been identified with
amateur boat racing for more thanj
3d years, and won many races In his
younger days with the sculls. j
Francisco dulng my entire visit to
your country have been most sur
prised to find that every man and wom
an in America is educated. This, I
believe, is the basis of the success of
the American people."
General Wong also spoke, making a
plea for the easy admission to the Uni
ted States of Chinese students. He
said: "One-fourth of the Chinese stu
ents who were in this country when 1
was In college at Yale have since fall
en In battle, shot in front To get shot
in front is something they learned In ,
Six Million to Be Raised to Meet
Chicago. May IT. The Chicago city
council has passed an ordinance direct
ing the city controller to advertise for
bids for the sale of 16,500,000 of bonds,
the proceeds of which will be devoted
to the liquidation of Judgments against
The time for presentation of bids
terminates on May 27. There will be
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New York, May 17. During the
Hawkins' sale of art objects, says a
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enamel plaques decorated with classi
cal subjects has sold for $5,250. The
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Hoboken Citizen 8lashes Throat
Escape Appearance in Court
New York, May 17. Rather than
face the disgrace of a public trial, John
V. Budd. a well-known resident of
Hoboken, X. J., has slashed his throat
with a pocket knife and will die. He
was arrested a few days ago. together
with a lawyer and four other residents
of Hoboken, charged with having
abused young children.
FAMOUS SOLDIER DEAD.
- TO FORM FEDERATION.
Catholic Organizations of New
Chicago, May ' 17. Prince Pu Lun' New .York, Maj, 17. Plans to form
of China, has .made an'address in Chi-ja federation pf all ( thef Catholic or
nese to an audience of. 700 students at ionizations In this city to begin its ex
the university of Chicago, i His re-'- ' ' '
marks were ' interpreted by General4 A little life may be sacrificed to a
Wong, a Yale graduate. The Prince ! sudden attack of croup, if you don't
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Survivor of Balakala, Who Won For
tune in America.
New York, May 17. John Kennedy,
a prominent contractor of Brooklyn,
one of the survivors of the famous
charge of Balakalava, Is dead from
pneumonia. After serving 14 years
under the British (lug he came to
America, where he amassed a fortune
as a contractor and builder.
GREEKS FAVOR RUSSIANS.
New York Legation Issuing Daily Ra
' 'porta of War. '
New York, May 17. In view of man
ifestations of Greek sympathy for Rus
sa, says a Times dispatch from Ath
ens, the legation of the latter govern
ment here is Issuing by express de
sre of the emperor daily reports of
the progress of the war In the far east
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Niuchwang, May 17. In confirma
tion of recent Associated Press dis
patches, the Ilusslan evacuation of this
ity has been completed. Nothing re
mains but the destruction of the gun
boat Slevouch, which. It Is expected,
will take place early In the morning.
The Russian troops marched out In
perfect order, General Krondrntsvltch
leaving with the Inst regiment. An
Associated Press correspondent has re
ceived exclusive Information from the
highest Russian authority that the
Japanese advance will be resisted at
Hal Cheng, whence the Russian forces
HI fall back upon Liao Yang, where
they will make a determined stand
with a fighting strength there available
of 70.000 men.
If defeated no stop will be made at
Mukden, but the retirement will be
continued to Thlellng, a town at the
head of navigation for native craft
on the Lluo river, 200 miles north of
Niuchwang. At the same time the
Cossack regiments will be employed
In the rear of the Japanese army of the
Yalu, harasHlng the troops and inter
fering with Its communication.
The Russians admit the advance of
the Japanece army to a point within 15
miles of Haicheng, many of their
wounded entering there.
The nearest fighting exacted before
the Japanese reach Niuchwang will be
at Tashlylchao, but It will not amount
to much. This city is now guarded
by 300 Chinese police and everything
la quiet. The Japanese force at Kal-
chau Is reported 20,000 strong.
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